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U.S. castigates Belize for ?trafficking in persons?

Belize is in bad books with the United States tonight following the State Department’s annual investigation into worldwide human trafficking. According to a press release posted on the State Department’s [...]

Abandoned girl returned to family in El Salvador

And while the U.S. State Department has its problems with Belize’s efforts to curb human trafficking, tonight we are happy to report that Diana Baños, the four year old child [...]

Fugitive caught at Mexican border

He has been on the run for three weeks but the long arm of the law has finally caught up with seventeen year old Rolando Lisbey. Lisbey, who is wanted [...]

Jewellery thief remanded to prison

A man accused of breaking into a Belize City home and stealing almost nine thousand dollars worth of jewellery has been remanded to Hattieville prison. On May twenty-eighth, Arlet Gomez [...]

Escaped convicts sentenced for breakout

In September of last year, four minors on remand for murder, escaped from Hattieville prison. They survived on the lam for two days before they were captured by police. In [...]

N.H.I. rolled out in two southern districts

It has taken a while, but on Monday government and the Social Security Board rolled out the National Health Insurance programme in the Stann Creek and Toledo Districts. Speaking in [...]

PACT marks ten years of conservation

In an era when money for conservation is typically hard to come by, there is one organisation in Belize that seems immune to liquidity problems. Today that unique institution celebrated [...]

I.D.B. seeks greater impact on poverty

International financial organisations are not shy when it comes to publicising their accomplishments, but today one of those institutions had no problem admitting that it has, in fact, made some [...]

Improved test scores will require long term commitment

Last week the results of this year’s Primary School Examination were released … and like the rest of the media we dutifully honoured the country’s top scorers. But beyond the [...]

Top Chefs compete in Taste of Belize

We’re not sure if it’s the thrill of competition, the sumptuous food or the exotic drink, but the annual party known as Taste of Belize always seems to be a [...]